UN appeals for $10 million to feed refugees in Ethiopia this year

With food for refugees hosted by Ethiopia likely to run out by May, two United Nations bodies and the country's Government appealed today for $10 million to feed some 126,000 Sudanese and Somalis living in camps through the end of this year.

Relations between Ethiopia and Eritrea unstable but not explosive, UN envoy says

Differences between Eritrea and Ethiopia over their boundary demarcation have created tensions, but there are no indications of a resumption of the devastating two-year war between the two Horn of Africa countries, the head of the United Nations mission (UNMEE) in that area said today.

UN chairs meeting with military officials from Ethiopia and Eritrea

Senior military officials from Ethiopia and Eritrea attending a meeting in Nairobi chaired by the United Nations today agreed to steps aimed at promoting stability between their two countries, which fought a bitter war from 1998-2000.